Louis XVI Style French Secretaire in the Style of Riesener

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This is a wonderfully crafted piece! The ebonized and French polished wood has a high luster, museum quality finish. Topped with a thick Carrara marble slab in great condition, this secretaire also features gilt trims throughout. The secretaire has finely cast gilt bronze hardware and the fluting is lined with gilt brass. The interior is the best part! Behind the drop front, which is lined with a gilt embossed leather and sustained with decorative brackets, is a full cabinet with dovetailed drawer, doors, and compartments. To provide additional storage, the piece also has three large bottom drawers!

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Louis XVI
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Date of Manufacture
    1910
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    56.63 in. H x 35.38 in. W x 17.13 in. D
    144 cm H x 90 cm W x 43 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Austin, TX
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU85956868333
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2008

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Located in Austin, TX

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